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::: iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
::: perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
::: cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
::: statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
::: carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
::: sentinel - sentry; lookout
::: threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
::: coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
::: obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
::: reinstate - restore to a previous condition or position